Serve in aFlute glass
¼ lime wheel slice on rim
How to make:
SHAKE first 3 ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1/4 fl oz||La Fée Parisienne absinthe|
|5/12 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)|
|5/12 fl oz||Lime juice (freshly squeezed)|
|4 fl oz||Brut champagne or sparkling wine|
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Delicately sweetened lime and champagne with faint notes of aniseed from the absinthe.
A lime influenced riff on Ernest Hemingway's classic Death in the Afternoon. Another version of this cocktail, apparently created at Cantineros' Club, the famous Cuban bar school, calls for a shot of Pernod anis to be poured into a chilled glass and then topped with champagne.
One serving of Hemingway contains 150 calories.
- 1.1 standard drinks
- 10.31% alc./vol. (20.62° proof)
- 15.7 grams of pure alcohol
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